Mammadov made the remark during the visit of representatives of the diplomatic corps, heads of representative offices of international organizations in Azerbaijan to Tartar city, AzVision.az reports on Nov.28.
According to him, the Armenian forces mainly exposed the city to artillery fire. Including the city of Tartar, 44 settlements of the district were attacked.
"Twenty-one prohibited shells were fired at the area from the Smerch missile rocket systems. Heavy damage was inflicted on 4,000 facilities, 2,000 private houses, and numerous school buildings," added the official.